This is Not Art Festival 2018

This year I had the wonderful opportunity to be a part of the This is Not Art (TiNA) festival (27th-30th September, 2018) and present some of my work and thoughts on investigating drawing scientific movement. Massive thanks to Critical Animals and TiNA! Observation-Repetition-Knowledge A drawing performance investigating the physical actions of a scientist by tracing…

Exteriors

Artists:  Clinton Barker, Kenneth Beck, Sarah Haigh, Doreen Munn, Jeanette Stok Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Brisbane 18 September – 29 September, 2018 Work included: Maintaining Order, 2018, Gutter guard and soft plastic garden tie, 2620 x 920 mm. Gutter guard is an unusual ‘textile’ to work with as the weave is not square, like regular fabrics, but resembles…

Stitch Cult

Artists:  Eddy Carroll, Emma Greenwood, Trudy Inkamala, Liz Payne, Demelza Sherwood, Jeanette Stok, Sera Waters and Historical works from The Embroiderers’ Guild of Queensland Inc Artisan, Brisbane 3rd August – 15 September, 2018 Exhibition essay Work included: Reflection, 2016, Single channel video projection, table, table cloth, 1030 mm (l) x 600 ( w) x 760 (h). Protection, 2018, Galvanised wire and wire mesh,730 mm (l) x…

Protection

Protection, 2018, Galvanised wire and wire mesh, 730 x 550 x 350 mm. Table cloth made from wire mesh -free from the table.  

Residual Action

For the month of January I have been one of the resident artists (Cycle 14) at House Conspiracy in West End. It was a great opportunity to connect the house (42 Mollison St) to the community in which it is situated. I decided to focus on the physical actions of a local watch repairer, Ian Hall…

OPEN HOUSE: 3rd Tamworth Textile Triennial 2017

Exhibition curated by Glenn Barkley Artists:  Sally Blake, John Brooks, GhostNets Australia, Gomeroi gaaynggal ArtsHealth Program, Treahna Hamm, Joy Ivill, Carol McGregor, Rebecca Mayo, Nyoongar Doll Makers Community Arts Network, Raquel Ormella, Julia Robinson, Ema Shin, Jeanette Stok, Meredith Woolnough Tamworth Regional Art Gallery 13th October – 10 December, 2017 Curator’s essay   Work included:…

Interiors

Clinton Barker, Kenneth Beck, Kazumi Diado, Geoff Monk, Jeanette Stok, Samuel Tupou Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Woolloongabba 22nd August – 2nd September, 2017 Works included: Restriction, 2015, Relief prints into wooden drawers, lithograph Everyday actions are frequently forgotten due to their mundane, repetitive nature, or deliberately suppressed if the circumstances are oppressive. During WWII, following the invasion…

Trace 2017

For the last couple of weeks I have had the enormous pleasure of being a part of the TRACE 2017 Biennial in West End. It is a project that exhibits a number of prominent Australian artist’s work in shops and businesses around West End. Additionally, it raises money for Community Plus+ and the services they…

Curios?

Exhibition curated by Carrie McCarthy for the World Science Festival in Brisbane Artists:  Maria Fernanda Cardoso, Elise Carmichael, Selene Cochrane, Simone Eisler, Emma Lindsay, Sara Manser, Sharon McKenzie, Julie-Anne Milinski, Deb Mostert, Jeanette Stok, Geoff Thompson, Michelle Vine, Carolyn V Watson Queensland Museum, South Brisbane 23rd March – 26th March, 2017 Work included: Transposition, 2016,…

Mutagenesis

Jeanette Stok Ivory St Window, Artisan, Fortitude Valley 6 March – 22 May, 2017 Living cells follow a set of rules and programed sequences in order to replicate and grow. However, when this program is disrupted a multitude of unexpected changes can occur. Sometimes beneficial, sometimes destructive. In a similar way, embroideries are traditionally produced in…